Ancient Ruins

  • Pachacamac Ruins, Lima, Peru

    Lima, Peru: Exploring the Pachacamac Ruins

    We're now getting ready to head to Machu Picchu and I've finally gotten my hands on some more pictures from the past few days (my SD card reader is temperamental) and wanted to share some snapshots from our trip to…

  • Carcassonne, France

    Carcassonne, France: A step back in time

    I'm in Barcelona right now sightseeing and soaking up sunshine (more on that soon), but I realized I never gave Carcassonne it's fair due! We were only there for one full day and stayed for two nights to break up our…

  • Vatican City

    Rome: The Vatican and Castel Sant’ Angelo

    On Sunday, for our last day in Rome, we (fittingly) decided to spend the day exploring the Vatican, seeing St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, and trekking up to Castel Sant' Angelo. We took the Metro to the Vatican…

  • Trevi Fountain, Italy

    Day Two in Rome, Italy

    After our fun-filled and relatively stress-free first day in Rome, we had a solid plan of attack for the second day of our Roman holiday: a trip to Santa Maria Maggiore (which we could see from our room), a stop at…